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Garth Nix
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Goldenhand (#5 Old Kingdom)

Garth Nix


9781760528300

ALLEN & UNWIN


Fantasy » Epic Fantasy;
Fantasy » Magic;
Fantasy » Sword & Sorcery;
Fantasy » Mythological Creatures, People & Places;
Fantasy » Young Adult;
Young Adult » Young Adult Fantasy


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400 pages

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Lirael is no longer a shy Second Assistant Librarian - she's now the Abhorsen-in-Waiting, with a new hand, one of gilded steel and Charter Magic. When she discovers Nicholas Sayre lying unconscious, she uses her powers to save him. But the attack has left Nicholas tainted with Free Magic, so together they embark on a dangerous journey to seek help at Lirael's childhood home, the Clayr's Glacier. A young woman from the distant North is travelling to meet them bearing a message from Lirael's long-dead mother, Arielle. It is a warning about the Witch with No Face. But who is the Witch, and what is she planning? Lirael must save the Old Kingdom from this great danger - and it must be forestalled not only in the living world but also in the cold, remorseless river of Death.

By:   Garth Nix
Imprint:   ALLEN & UNWIN
Country of Publication:   Australia
Volume:   5
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 128mm, 
Weight:   350g
ISBN:   9781760528300
ISBN 10:   1760528307
Series:   Old Kingdom
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   January 2019
Audience:   Young adult ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Garth Nix has been a full-time writer since 2001, but has also worked as a literary agent, marketing consultant, book editor, book publicist, book sales representative, bookseller, and as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve. Garth's books include: the YA fantasy Old Kingdom series, including Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen, Clariel and Goldenhand; SF novels Shade's Children and A Confusion of Princes; and a Regency romance with magic, Newt's Emerald. His fantasy novels for children include The Ragwitch, the six books of The Seventh Tower sequence, The Keys to the Kingdom series and others. He has co-written several books with Sean Williams, including the Troubletwisters series and the forthcoming Have Sword, Will Travel. More than five million copies of his books have been sold around the world, they have appeared on the bestseller lists of The New York Times, Publishers Weekly and USA Today and his work has been translated into 42 languages. His most recent book, Frogkisser!, is now being developed as a film by Twentieth Century Fox/Blue Sky Animation. www.garthnix.com facebook.com/garthnix Twitter @garthnix


  • Short-listed for Aurealis Awards - Best Young Adult Novel 2016 (Australia)
  • Short-listed for Locus Awards - Best Young Adult Novel 2017 (Australia)
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